By the time Jesse Whittenton came to the Green Bay Packers as a free agent in 1958, he had played for the Rams for two seasons and was with the Bears briefly for part of another.
The 6’0”, 195-pound Whittenton played cornerback with the Packers. He led the team with six interceptions in 1960. In a key win against the Giants in 1961, Whittenton stole the ball from Giants running back Alex Webster setting up a Packers’ score.
Whittenton intercepted 20 passes and recovered 10 fumbles with the Packers. He was a starter on the 1961 and ‘62 Packers championship teams.
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